Tag Archives: Siloam

2022: V… A to Z April Challenge: Time Traveling… Vacation Genealogy Road Trip… Day 9

YooHoo… I’m super excited to be back with everyone in the “7th” April A to Z Challenge… and my theme is “Time-Traveling” through my blog – “Everyone Has a Family Story to Tell“. If you have stumbled upon this post … Continue reading

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Family Photographs… and their stories: Mama and Me in the yard

Mama and Me in our yard at 212 Binns St., Union Point, Georgia. I would date this photo around 1954… as I believe I was around two years old here. My mother was beautiful in this photo… just look at … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Mama’s School Memories

Mama’s School Memories School Days, School Days Dear ol’ golden rule days… Readin’ an’ ‘riting an’ ‘rithmatic, Taught to the tune of a hickory stick! My mother’s school days began in Siloam… the very same small hometown of where she … Continue reading

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2017 – A to Z… L: Conversations with Mama… The Best of!

2017 – A to Z… L: Conversations with Mama… The Best of! I married and moved away from home when I was 19, so I didn’t grow up stopping by Mama’s for afternoon chats. Living almost a thousand miles from … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #37

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #37 I call my mother almost nightly to chat, hear how her day went, and as always, enjoy her stories. Several years back, I began scribbling on paper those … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #31

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #31 I call my mother almost nightly to chat, hear how her day went, and as always, enjoy her stories. Several years back, I began scribbling on paper her … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #29

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #29 March 17, 2016: Mama was complaining tonight about her TV company going digital, she’s not getting any channels… “Life was much better in the horse and buggy … Continue reading

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Edgar “Leroy” McKinley: The Boy – The Man – The Soldier

Edgar “Leroy” McKinley: The Boy –  The Man  –  The Soldier 1924 – 1945 I participate on a monthly basis in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Week 52 Ancestor stories challenge. It’s funny how my story today speaks to all four weeks … Continue reading

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